Chinese-Grass (Boehmeria nivea)
Chinese-Grass Species Description
These plants are from foreign areas (those that occur outside of North America north of Mexico) that have been released intentionally or unintentionally. Plants that have been disseminated or escaped as a result of human activity, and become established somewhere within the United States, Canada or Greenland.
Allergenicity: Chinese-Grass (Boehmeria nivea) is a mild allergen.
Pollination: Occurs in following seasons depending on latitude and elevation: Spring to Fall.
Angiosperm - Flowering Dicot: Plants in this group have two embryonic leaves (dicotyledons). Examples of dicotyledons are beans, buttercups, oaks, sunflowers, etc.
Shrub: A woody plant smaller than a tree, and usually with several stems from the same root.
Forb: A broad-leaved herb other than a grass, especially one growing in a field, prairie, or meadow.
Perennial: Living for many years.
Woody Stem: Non-herbaceous. Lignified.
Herbaceous Stem: Not woody, lacking lignified tissues.
Chinese-Grass Species Usage
Pharmacological: Used in medicine or pharmacological research.
More Chinese-Grass (Boehmeria nivea) imagesby Jessie M. Harris from BONAP